Meaning of basophil

ba•so•phil

Pronunciation: (bā'su-fil), [key]
— n.
  1. a basophilic cell, tissue, organism, or substance.
  2. a white blood cell having a two-lobed nucleus and basophilic granules in its cytoplasm.
—adj.
  1. basophilic.
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